Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 132 77
Rank change year-on-year -74 -55 -24
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 71 188 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.00% 2.35% 3.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.96% 6.87% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 68 167 223
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £52,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,397 2,737 2,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 33.92% 34.18% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,078 2,345 1,907
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +3 20 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Bury - 5 £30,000 - 1
Wigan - 4 £32,000 -
Cheadle - 3 £37,500 -
Salford - 3 £24,000 - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (64.79%) SQL
3 40 (56.34%) Windows
4 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
5 35 (49.30%) .NET
5 35 (49.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (39.44%) C#
7 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (33.80%) Finance
9 22 (30.99%) MVC
10 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET
11 19 (26.76%) Windows Server
12 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (22.54%) Web Development
13 16 (22.54%) jQuery
13 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (22.54%) CSS
13 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
14 15 (21.13%) Web Services
14 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (18.31%) HTML
16 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (16.90%) IIS
18 11 (15.49%) Visual Studio
18 11 (15.49%) XML
18 11 (15.49%) VBA
18 11 (15.49%) MS Access
18 11 (15.49%) .NET Framework
19 10 (14.08%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (16.90%) IIS
2 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (9.86%) Skype for Business
2 7 (9.86%) WordPress
3 4 (5.63%) Alfresco
4 2 (2.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) CMS
5 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) IaaS
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (9.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Firewall
1 7 (9.86%) Skype
1 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.63%) FTP
2 4 (5.63%) SAN
2 4 (5.63%) SMTP
3 1 (1.41%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (49.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (15.49%) MS Access
5 8 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
5 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (7.04%) MySQL
6 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (4.23%) Data Mining
8 3 (4.23%) QlikView
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (2.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.04%) Selenium
4 3 (4.23%) NUnit
4 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.41%) MSTest
6 1 (1.41%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Retail
2 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Automotive
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Legal
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (63.38%) Developer
2 24 (33.80%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.49%) C# Developer
4 9 (12.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Database Developer
6 7 (9.86%) DBA
6 7 (9.86%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.45%) IT Support
7 6 (8.45%) SQL DBA
8 5 (7.04%) Administrator
8 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.63%) IT Administrator
9 4 (5.63%) IT Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.63%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.63%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.23%) SQL BI Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (49.30%) .NET
2 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET
3 16 (22.54%) CSS
3 16 (22.54%) jQuery
4 15 (21.13%) Web Services
5 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (18.31%) HTML
6 11 (15.49%) .NET Framework
6 11 (15.49%) XML
7 9 (12.68%) WCF
8 7 (9.86%) Ajax
8 7 (9.86%) AngularJS
8 7 (9.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (8.45%) WPF
10 5 (7.04%) LINQ
11 4 (5.63%) XSL
12 3 (4.23%) HTML5
13 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Fintech
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (56.34%) Windows
2 19 (26.76%) Windows Server
3 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (12.68%) Windows 10
5 9 (12.68%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.23%) Linux
6 3 (4.23%) Solaris
7 1 (1.41%) Unix
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) MVC
3 16 (22.54%) Web Development
4 14 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (12.68%) Case Management
5 9 (12.68%) CRM
5 9 (12.68%) ITIL
6 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (11.27%) SDLC
7 7 (9.86%) Change Management
7 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
7 7 (9.86%) ITIL V3
7 7 (9.86%) ITSM
7 7 (9.86%) Line Management
7 7 (9.86%) Problem Management
7 7 (9.86%) Service Management
8 6 (8.45%) ETL
8 6 (8.45%) Scrum
8 6 (8.45%) SOA
8 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (64.79%) SQL
2 28 (39.44%) C#
3 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.49%) VBA
5 6 (8.45%) Java
6 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.63%) XQuery
8 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.82%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.82%) VBScript
10 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) HNC
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) SLA
2 5 (7.04%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.27%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.82%) vSphere
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.41%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) SCCM
1 7 (9.86%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.41%) vRealize
2 1 (1.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Avaya
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) Cognos
4 3 (4.23%) Tableau
5 2 (2.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.41%) Veeam
6 1 (1.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.41%) Xamarin